Gujarat tops in economic freedom, Meghalaya at the bottom

Gujarat is right at the top in the number of industrial entrepreneurship memoranda filed, ease of doing business and value of assets of small- and medium-scale enterprises. The other states in the top five are Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan

GN Bureau | June 2, 2016


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The Public Affairs Centre, a not for profit organisation, assessed states and union territories using data available in the public domain in key areas of governance and came out with ‘Public Affairs Index’, presenting an inter-state comparison. The states were compared on 10 areas each and were given scores between 0 and 1, with 0 being the lowest score and 1 being the highest. Here’s a look at:

Economic freedom


It comprised of one focus subject (and its indicators):

1. Economic freedom

  • Number of  industrial entrepreneurs memorandum filed
  • Ease of doing business
  • Value of assets of small- and medium-scale enterprises (percentage of gross state domestic product)

Here are the rankings:

State/Union territory PAI Index Ranking
Gujarat 0.89 1
Maharashtra 0.61 2
Andhra Pradesh 0.532 3
Tamil Nadu 0.443 4
Rajasthan 0.436 5
Madhya Pradesh 0.384 6
Uttar Pradesh 0.375 7
Punjab 0.366 8
Karnataka 0.358 9
Haryana 0.345 10
Chhattisgarh 0.345 11
West Bengal 0.337 12
Odisha 0.331 13
Jharkhand 0.328 14
Kerala 0.252 15
Goa 0.226 16
Himachal Pradesh 0.21 17
Delhi 0.201 18
Uttarakhand 0.172 19
Jammu and Kashmir 0.157 20
Assam 0.125 21
Bihar 0.121 22
Arunachal Pradesh 0.111 23
Nagaland 0.089 24
Mizoram 0.075 25
Tripura 0.055 26
Sikkim 0.034 27
Manipur 0.034 28
Meghalaya 0.031 29

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